Nature Valley recalls 4 flavors of chewy bars and nut bars

Posted at 9:03 AM, Jun 27, 2016

Four flavors of Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars are being recalled.

General Mills said the recall is "being issued as part of sunflower kernel supplier SunOpta’s ongoing national recall for the potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes."

"General Mills has not received any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses related to this supplier issue," the Food and Drug Administration says on its recall website.

The recalled bars were sold throughout the United States.

"Consumers are asked to check their pantries and dispose of the products affected by this recall, regardless of when they were purchased or what date is on the package," the FDA said.

Those who have the product being recalled may call General Mills Consumer Relations for replacement. The number is (866) 896-4365.

"This recall only affects four flavors of Nature Valley’s nearly 40 different products. Nature Valley’s other products are not affected by this recall," the FDA said.

Affected products include:

Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bar -Honey, Peanut & Almond with Pumpkin Seeds - 5 count
Package UPC:  000-16000-47196

Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bar-Peanut, Almond & Dark Chocolate - 5 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-45724

Nature Valley Simple Nut Bar - Roasted Peanut & Honey - 4 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-46475

Nature Valley Simple Nut Bar - Roasted Peanut & Honey - 16 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-41308

Nature Valley Simple Nut Bar – Almond, Cashew & Sea Salt - 4 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-46474

Nature Valley Simple Nut Bar-Almond, Cashew & Sea Salt - 25 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-41301

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